As reported by Prince of Petworth: “Today, December 26th, the day after Christmas, our friends at the Anacostia Playhouse came to work and discovered they had been robbed. Thieves broke in and stole several laptops and computers, a tablet, box office cash, blank checks and credit cards (which they quickly used to make unauthorized purchases). As […]
Archives for December 27, 2018
The 22 shows of 2018 which made our ‘favorites’ list
An Opera production WNO’s The Marriage of Figaro with stage direction by Peter Kazaras “The Marriage of Figaro is an easy favorite, but who could have predicted that the luminosity of singing, musicianship displayed in the orchestra, and spot-on casting and acting of the ensemble would shoot off like a display of brightly colored fireworks? […]
As the Vietnam War defined a generation, does Miss Saigon reveal ours?
This is not a review. Rather, it’s a memory of an event that caused a kind of metastasized growth inside and, until now, kept me from ever being able to attend a performance of the Broadway phenomenon that was Miss Saigon. (It premiered in London in 1989.) Watching the revival tour production these many years […]